CASE MANAGER in Denver, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/13/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary

This position provides direct casework services to residents and is responsible for overseeing a resident caseload.  It also tracks and documents resident progress in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external contract standards and policies.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates, updates and maintains case records on each assigned resident thoroughly and in a timely manner.
  • May be required to conduct assessments using objective tests, and completes intake/assessment forms, referral documents and observable behavior;
  • Facilitates CBT groups using evidence-based intervention with focus on skill training and skill development.
  • Collects resident history of criminal background, family dynamics, domestic environment, and substance abuse.  Identifies clinical issues such as history of violence, escape, medical and prioritizes which issues are appropriately addressed during treatment process.
  • Evaluates and addresses any urgent medical or dental condition at the time of intake.
  • Develops and recommends a comprehensive treatment plan, generating problem statements, goals and objectives and measurable/quantified treatment program success.
  • Writes and updates case file documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments, interventions, individual and group lectures and reports resident treatment progress.
  • Teaches residents to budget money in responsible manner.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary case conferences and treatment plan reviews.
  • Completes monthly reports as required to track resident progress as well as discharge summaries.
  • Develops continuing care treatment plans/strategies for residents prior to discharge as well as aftercare services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree from a four-year college or university.  Major course work in a social work, behavioral science, criminal justice, or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with a corrections population is desired along with substance abuse treatment experience.
  • Organized, and demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer